Secondary Education / Master of Arts

To obtain a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Education, candidates must complete a 39 hour program. The coursework is designed to provide pre-service teacher candidates with the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed to be successful classroom teachers. In addition to the required coursework for licensure, in order to earn a Master of Arts degree in Secondary Education, candidates must successfully complete a comprehensive exam administered through the department.

Lewis offers Professional Educator Licensure in the areas of: English/language arts; mathematics; science with designations in biology, chemistry or physics; and social science with designations in history or psychology. (For content area courses, see undergraduate catalog)

See complete admission requirements in College of Education introduction.

Degree/Licensure Requirements

Licensure Courses (32)

53-500Field Experience I

1

53-501Field Experience II

1

53-507Educational Media Design for Effective Learning

1

53-508Emerging Technologies for Education

1

53-512Instructional Strategies and Learning Communities for Adolescents

3

53-513Pedagogy and Assessment for Effective Instruction

3

53-5xxSpecial Methods (content area)

3

53-522Characteristics and Development of the Adolescent Learner

3

53-523Methods of Teaching Reading in the Content Areas to Adolescents

3

53-525Curriculum and Instruction in the Middle School

3

53-544Clinical Practice & Seminar: Secondary

6

51-510Foundations of Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

3

54-506Assistive Technology in Education

1

54-557Exceptional Learners in Inclusive Communities

3

Degree Completion Courses (7)

52-575Practical Research for Learning Communities

3

-4 credit hours of elective approved by advisor

4

Comprehensive Examination Required